Vice President of Finance

San Francisco, CA

Rippling is looking to hire a VP of Finance, to be based in San Francisco, California. The role will directly report to the CFO and manage a high-performance team. The leader in this role will develop a 360 degree view of Rippling and lead the FP&A team with responsibility for budgeting, financial oversight and planning for all business units as well as coordination of the Strategic Finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong experience set in high-growth SaaS companies through IPO, consolidated financial planning and analysis, and an ability to leverage data analytics to drive business decisions. It is critical that this individual have a passion for developing and nurturing business partner relationships across R&D, S&M, G&A, Customer Experience and Operations functions. This role is highly visible and will interact frequently with the CFO, CEO, COO, and other C-Level executives.

You will:

  • Develop cross-functional partnerships with business leaders across the company. Work with leaders of business groups to ensure forecasts and financial targets will be achieved. 
  • Create KPI and dashboard frameworks working with the Data Analytics team such that all KPIs have definitions, are tracked in real-time, and are integrated into the Company's financial model.
  • Ensure timely and accurate actual vs. forecast analysis as well as updates to the Finance team’s Quarterly Latest Estimate (QLE). Develop a consolidated view of key operating and financial metrics across the company.  
  • Lead planning discussions, including annual and quarterly planning, product margin analysis, monthly forecasting, month-end close, and financial reporting with consideration for P&L impact.
  • Develop investor update materials, Board update materials, and quarterback financials for future fundraising processes and conduct diligence for potential acquisition scenarios. 
  • Lead executive and leadership discussions related to financial strategy, new product strategy and workstreams, as well as overall company and business line performance management.  


  • Ideally 15+ years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree, MBA or equivalent preferred
  • SaaS industry experience in a high-growth startup or technology company through the IPO 
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor 
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic, rapidly changing startup business as it scales at hyper-growth 
  • Relevant experience could be operating roles at startups or large tech companies, investment banking, strategy consulting, private equity, or corporate planning and FP&A
  • Experience with SQL, Netsuite ERP, and Salesforce CRM is preferred 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required 
  • Passion for fast-paced entrepreneurial work environments

If you don’t meet all of the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply. No job description is perfect, and we might find an even more suitable opportunity that matches your skills and experience.

Rippling is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics.  Rippling is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email accommodations[at]

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